Starting today, Coinbase supports Cartesi (CTSI), iExec (RLC), Mirror Protocol (MIR), and Tellor (TRB) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store CTSI, RLC, MIR and TRB. CTSI, MIR and TRB are available in all Coinbase-supported regions, with the exception of New York State; RLC is available in all Coinbase-supported regions. CTSI, RLC, MIR and TRB trading are also supported on Coinbase Pro.
Cartesi (CTSI) is a utility token that powers the Cartesi network, which aims to solve blockchain scalability and high fees using a technology called Optimistic Rollups. CTSI can be used for staking and fees for processing data on the network. Notably, Cartesi enables smart contract creation using mainstream programming languages.
iExec (RLC) an Ethereum token for the iExec cloud platform in which users can monetize and rent computing power and data. iExec enables developers to power applications on what is described as “a decentralized marketplace for cloud resources.”
Mirror Protocol (MIR) is an Ethereum token that governs the Mirror Protocol which “allows the creation of fungible assets, that track the price of real world assets.” The project aims to enable 24/7 equities trading by minting “synthetic” versions of the real thing. MIR tokens can be used to propose and vote on important changes to the protocol.
Tellor (TRB) is a decentralized oracle network that allows smart contracts on Ethereum to securely connect to external data sources. TRB (a.k.a. “Tributes”) is an Ethereum token that powers the Tellor network and incentivizes honest reporting of external data.
One of the most common requests we hear from customers is to be able to buy and sell more cryptocurrencies on Coinbase. We announced a process for listing assets, designed in part to accelerate the addition of more cryptocurrencies. We are also investing in new tools to help people understand and explore cryptocurrencies. We launched informational asset pages (see CTSI, RLC, MIR and TRB), as well as a new section of the Coinbase website to answer common questions about crypto.
Customers can sign up for a Coinbase account here to buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store CTSI, RLC, MIR and TRB today.
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